Apple Research Project

Did you know…

  • Apples are part of the rose family!
  • There are over 7,500 varieties of apples.
  • Apples have a long history, dating back to 328 BCE! 
  • Dwarfed apples were found growing wild in the Tien Shan mountains of eastern Kazakhstan, located in Central Asia, by Alexander the Great.
  • Apples are a very versatile food because they can be eaten raw, cooked, and made into beverages; plus they offer many health benefits, and are a good source of fiber and vitamin C.
  • Apples are grown in all 50 states and all over the world.

Research Questions…

  • Have apples always been in America? If so, what kind, if not, how did they get here?
  • How are apples grown?
  • What are the health benefits of apples?
  • What medicinal qualities do apple have?
  • Why do apples turn brown and how can we stop this?
  • How is apple cider made?

Apple History

Apple Facts – 
Lots of quick facts about apples.

What’s Cooking America: Apples – A timeline history of apples and apple legends

Apple History and Pollination Video

How Apples Grow

Growing Apples:How to Grow Apple Trees

Health Benefits of Apples

Find out the medicinal qualities of apples.

Nutritional information about apples

Jen’s Reviews: 11 Health Benefits of Apples
Health facts about apples and 5 recipes.

Apple Health Benefits

Stop Apples From Turning Brown

How Apple Cider is Made

Apple Activities and Puzzles
Washington Apples offers apple related puzzles and games that can be played online such as:
Crossword, word searches, quizzes, Catch the Apple game and more.
Visit the Teacher’s Corner of the site for printable word puzzles.

Parental supervision recommended for the following videos!

Apple Puzzle

Learn how to make a puzzle out of an apple.

Apple Swan

Related Apple Activities on Funschooling & Recreational Learning!:

Fran’s World of Discovery has created an apple resource page filled with links to other apples sites, apple lesson plans, and videos about apples: How to make an apple puzzle, the health benefits of apples, and how apples grow.

You’ll find more apple related activities and projects in this ebook written and developed by Fran Wisniewski. To learn more, click on the link above. To purchase, contact me directly.
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